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  • Yankee Group Bleak on Oz Broadband Market

    In a Yankee Group seminar on the future of broadband in Australia, a local analyst with the telco industry researcher denounced Australia's broadband service provider industry, claiming it lacked maturity and foresight compared with the rest of the world.

  • ASI Links with Doctrieve

    Australia's second largest IT hardware manufacturer ASI Solutions has formed an alliance with doctrieve corporation, a provider of knowledge management and data security software.

  • Torus pushes for Carmaggeddon

    Games distributor OziSoft has announced the release of a new 3D game - Carmaggeddon TDR2000.

  • Falling dollar forces MS price hike

    The seemingly continuous fall of the Australian dollar is starting to take its toll on the industry with Microsoft announcing it will be forced to increase the price of its software.

  • Dell, Microsoft Expand Relationship into Storage

    Dell Computer Corp. and Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a strategic alliance to develop NAS (network attached storage) systems powered by the computer maker's PowerVault storage line and the software giant's Microsoft Windows 2000 technology.

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    Variant of "I Love You" virus attacks

    The troubling ways of the "I Love You" virus that hit computer networks about five months ago are still tormenting some users who were hit by one of the more destructive variants of the virus last week.

  • Outsourcing Market Set to Skyrocket

    The IT services outsourcing market is set to explode in the Asia-Pacific region and will be valued at almost $20 billion by 2004, according to IDC. This is up from the 1999 figures of $9 billion and shows a trend by Australian companies to outsource in a bid to control network and desktop systems so the focus can remain on core competencies.

  • Quantum and Maxtor finalise details

    Hard disk vendors Quantum and Maxtor announced the details of their merger to media representatives from throughout the Asia-Pacific region at a press symposium in Singapore last week.

  • Lucent Dumps CEO McGinn

    In the face of dire profit warnings, the board of directors of Lucent Technologies has replaced Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Richard McGinn with Henry Schacht, who had the top job at the company from 1995 to 1997.

  • CRM Software, Technologies Take Center Stage

    A host of CRM (customer relationship management) vendors will tout their Internet-enabled wares this week at the CRM Conference and Expo in San Francisco, but a significant piece of the CRM action will be happening elsewhere.

  • ICANN Meeting in Melbourne

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will hold its March board meeting in Melbourne.

  • IBM, Agillion to Offer Small-Business Service

    IBM and Agillion announced Monday that they are joining forces to deliver IBM's Small Business WebConnections solutions and Agillion's CustomerPages hosted customer relationship management (CRM) services in a single offering to small businesses.

  • IT Outsourcing Takeover By CSC rival

    Australian IT outsourcing provider Kaz Computer Services Ltd is set to take on the Computer Science Corporation (CSC) in the West Australian market following its acquisition of the Perth-based Fundi Software Group last week.

  • Lotus Web Client Is Delayed Until Next Year

    Lotus Development users longing for a browser-based client that supports Notes replication will have to wait a while longer.

  • Lotus Releases Beta of Web-Based Notes Application

    Lotus Development announced on Monday the availability of the beta version of iNotes Web Access, a browser-based Web client that supports Notes replication.

  • Lotus Opens Shimmer to Beta-Testing

    Lotus Development Monday launched its upcoming Web-access messaging client, code-named Shimmer, for public beta testing. The new product will allow users at small and medium-size organizations to gain access to many of Notes' features using a thin client.

  • Cisco sounds Net warning

    Cisco issued stern warnings about Australia's sluggish uptake of Internet technologies last week saying if it continued unabated it would damage participation in the global Internet economy.

  • IIS Flaw "Most Serious Hole"- Aussie User Group

    Access/ASP/SQL Server User Group (SSW) president in Sydney Adam Cogan has described the security flaw in Microsoft's Internet Information Server, publicised recently, as the "most serious hole I've seen in IS."

  • Old Mobiles Make New Products

    The federal government is encouraging people with old mobile phones, batteries and accessories to recycle them.

  • Agate feeds on SANergy by Tivoli

    Storage distributor Agate Systems has partnered with IBM software subsidiary Tivoli Systems to distribute the vendor's SANergy software.